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Here Are The Debut Singles Of 20 Badass Girl Groups

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1. "Tears of Sorrow" by The Primettes/The Supremes

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Release year: 1960

Most memorable lyric: "Tears of sorrow / Cry for tomorrow / I'll just have to cry again / So why should I wait till then?"

2. "Getting out of Hand" by The Bangles

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Downkiddie Records / Via youtube.com

Release year: 1981

Most memorable lyric: "A friend told me yesterday / You've been looking for me / If I've been staying out of your way / I've done it intentionally"

3. "The Show Stoppa" by Salt-N-Pepa

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Next Plateau / London / Via youtube.com

Release year: 1985

Most memorable lyric: "Sandy...What?...Sandy...What? / Sandy, we'll be breaking hearts, ya know"

4. "Hold On" by En Vogue

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Atlantic / Via youtube.com

Release year: 1990

Most memorable lyric: "Don't waste your time / Fighting blind minded thoughts of despair / Hold on to your love / You gotta hold on"

5. "Ain't 2 Proud 2 Beg" by TLC

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LaFace / Arista / Via youtube.com

Release year: 1991

Most memorable lyric: "When I need to feel love / Why wait for so long / 'Cause I ain't too proud to beg / For something that I call my own"

6. "Right Here" by SWV

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RCA / Via youtube.com

Release year: 1992

Most memorable lyric: "True love some don't believe in / That's just what I'm giving / I'm gonna keep it strong / I'll be holdin' on"

7. "Stay" by Eternal

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EMI / Via youtube.com

Release year: 1993

Most memorable lyric: "It seems I have the strangest dream / I'm dreaming that you are gonna leave me / I wake up and I find it's true / What will I do without you?"

8. "Wannabe" by Spice Girls

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Virgin / Via youtube.com

Release year: 1996

Most memorable lyric: "I wanna really, really, really wanna zigazig ah"

9. "I Know Where It's At" by All Saints

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London / Via youtube.com

Release year: 1997

Most memorable lyric: "If you know that you wanna get on down (wanna get on down) / No need to worry 'cause All Saints will be around"

10. "I Can Love You Better" by Dixie Chicks

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Monument / Via youtube.com

Release year: 1997

Most memorable lyric: "I can love you better than that / I know how to make you forget her / All I'm askin' is for one little chance / 'Cause, baby, I can love you, baby, I can love you better"

11. "No, No, No (Part 2)" by Destiny's Child Feat. Wyclef Jean

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Columbia / Geffen / Via youtube.com

Release year: 1997

Most memorable lyric: "'Cause, boy, I know you want me / Just as much as I want you / So come and get my love / It's all here for you"

12. "C'est la Vie" by B*Witched

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Epic / Glow Worm / Via youtube.com

Release year: 1998

Most memorable lyric: "Say you will, say you won't / Say you'll do what I don't / Say you're true / Say to me, c'est la vie"

13. "Right Now" by Atomic Kitten

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Virgin / Via youtube.com

Release year: 1999

Most memorable lyric: "So come on, baby, do it to me good now / Do it to me slowly (oh yeah) / Be the one and only (oh oh yeah) / And do it to me right now (baby, baby)"

14. "Overload" by Sugababes

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London / Via youtube.com

Release year: 2000

Most memorable lyric: "Train comes, I don't know its destination / It's a one-way ticket to a madman's situation"

15. "Why?" by Mis-Teeq

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Inferno / Telstar / Via youtube.com

Release year: 2001

Most memorable lyric: "Why? Why? / Why do friends change / Lovers take so long / Now that you've come around / Finally found a love so strong"

16. "Sway" by The Pussycat Dolls

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A&M / Interscope / Via youtube.com

Release year: 2004

Most memorable lyric: "Sway me, make me / Thrill me, hold me / Bend me, ease me / You have a way with me"

17. "Show Stopper" by Danity Kane Feat. Young Joc

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Bad Boy / Atlantic / Via youtube.com

Release year: 2006

Most memorable lyric: "We in the car, we ride slow / We doin' things that the girls don't do / The boys stare, we smile back / All my girls in the rainbow Cadillacs, yeah"

18. "Cannonball" by Little Mix

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Syco / Sony / Via youtube.com

Release year: 2011

Most memorable lyric: "Stones taught me to fly / Love taught me to lie / Life taught me to die / So it’s not hard to fall / When you float like a cannonball"

19. "Forever" by HAIM

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Polydor / Via youtube.com

Release year: 2012

Most memorable lyric: "Hey you, hey you / Can't you make this sane? / I know, I know, I know you ain't the one to play the game"

20. "Miss Movin' On" by Fifth Harmony

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Syco / Epic / Via youtube.com

Release year: 2013

Most memorable lyric: "My innocence is wearin' thin / But my heart is growing strong / So call me, call me, call me / Miss movin' on"

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